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Our Commitment to Community Sport

Our Commitment to Community Sport

At Hawksburn Village Dental, we are a bit fanatical about our local sports teams! So how does this impact Dr Pohl at our office? Melbourne Taekwondo Centre You may not know it, but Dr John Pohl has spent plenty of time in one of our local Taekwondo facilities,...

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Toorak Dentists Get a Makeover!

Toorak Dentists Get a Makeover!

Just as we love giving smile makeovers, we decided to give aspects of Hawksburn Village Dental a bright new look too! Eye-catching Signage  There are plenty of new things happening at Hawksburn Village Dental.  Our new signage and logo are now up, with the blue and...

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Pros and Cons of Mouthwash

Pros and Cons of Mouthwash

You wash your hair. You wash your hands. Should you wash your mouth too? Like most things, using mouthwash can have pros and cons. And with so many different rinses available, which one is right for you? The Promises of Using a Mouthwash Freshen your breath – It’s the...

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Pink In the Sink

Pink In the Sink

Bleeding anywhere in your body isn’t normal. When it occurs after brushing and flossing it means something in your mouth needs attention. But it’s tempting to ignore. After all, there isn’t any pain. But healthy gums shouldn’t bleed easily. Here’s a checklist of...

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Frequently Asked Dental Questions

Frequently Asked Dental Questions

Just about all of our patients have a question about an aspect of oral health. But they don’t ask. They think we’re too busy. Or they’re afraid of appearing dumb. So their question goes unasked and unanswered. We collected one of the most frequently thought-about...

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Four Types of Teeth

Four Types of Teeth

Our teeth are the hardest substances in our body. Besides being the first step in the digestive process, our teeth play an important role in our ability to speak. We have four different types of teeth. Each type serves a particular purpose for eating and chewing....

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5 Myths About Teeth Whitening

5 Myths About Teeth Whitening

If you’re looking to achieve a gleaming photo-worthy smile in 2019, whitening is one of the best ways to do just that. With a number of whitening products on the market from gels and mouthwashes to strips and kits, it can be challenging to know which way to go. To...

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Dry Mouth While You Sleep? Here’s How to Stop It

Dry Mouth While You Sleep? Here’s How to Stop It

If you find yourself waking up with a mouth that feels like sand paper, you’re not alone. In fact, millions of people across the globe deal with dry mouth while sleeping, and there are a number of causes. So, what can you do to combat this uncomfortable issue? Let’s...

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Pucker Power

Pucker Power

What does your toothpaste have in common with the tannins in red grapes, certain berries, citrus fruit skins and vinegar? They all cause a dry or puckering mouth feel. This can range from sour or bitter to sharply caustic. These chemicals are often referred to as an...

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Are You One of the 30-Percenters?

Are You One of the 30-Percenters?

Flossing has long been considered an important ritual to maintain optimum oral hygiene. However, experts observe that only about 30 percent of us floss on a daily basis. Those who don’t floss conveniently point to studies that show little scientific evidence that...

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